Propaganda Quiz – October 2019

The Propaganda sections played in the 2018-2019 tournament year are A, B, C, and F.

Section A
  1. Prejudice
  2. Academic Detachment
  3. Drawing the Line
  4. Not Drawing the Line
  5. Conservatism, Radicalism, Moderatism
  6. Rationalization
  7. Wishful Thinking
  8. Tabloid Thinking
  9. Causal Oversimplification
  10. Inconceivability
Nurse: "Doctor, you don’t seem upset that the patient died on the operating table."
Doctor: "No, I’m not. You can’t save them all."

Section B (Jr/Sr Only)
  1. Emotional Terms
  2. Metaphor and Simile
  3. Emphasis
  4. Quotation Out of Context
  5. Abstract Terms
  6. Vagueness
  7. Ambiguity
  8. Shift of Meaning
Joan needed to fill her gas tank. She pulled up to a pump and inserted her credit card. The small screen said, “Remove card rapidly.”

Section C
  1. Appearance
  2. Manner
  3. Degrees and Titles
  4. Numbers
  5. Status
  6. Repetition
  7. Slogans
  8. Technical Jargon
  9. Sophistical Formula
Two ladies are eating at a cafeteria.
Millie: "Sarah, I thought you liked your hamburger rare. Why did you get it well done?"
Sarah: "It looked rare from the outside in the serving line."

Section F
  1. Diversion
  2. Disproving a Minor Point
  3. Ad Hominem
  4. Appeal to Ignorance
  5. Leading Question
  6. Complex Question
  7. Inconsequent Argument
  8. Attacking a Straw Man
  9. Victory by Definition
  10. Begging the Question
Everyone wants the new iPhone because it’s the hottest new gadget on the market!

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